The King County Jail is located in Seattle, Washington at 500 5th Ave. 98104. The jail staff can be reached by calling (206) 296-1234.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at King County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
You can post bail with cash, check, or money orders directly to the King County Correctional Facility. Local bail bonding agencies can also provide what are known as surety bonds in which you pay a portion of the total bail amount and agree to appear in court after release. Please use the form at the top of this page to get in touch with a reputable bail bondsman.
Visiting inmates is allowed at the King County Correctional Facility. This depends on whether the inmate is in Ultra Security or not, what floor number they are on, which wing of the building they are in, the tier the inmate is in, and finally what tank the inmate is in. For details review the jails visition page here or call the jail directly.
Mail may be sent to inmates of the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle, Washington. Please send mail to the following address via USPS:
Full committed name (name they were booked under)
B/A number (book of arrest number)
500 Fifth Avenue
Seattle , WA 98104
Inmates may receive cards, letters, and photos. All mail will be searched by correctional staff. Items prohibited are as follows: packages, stamps, envelopes, writing papers, pens and pencils, food, phone cards, clothing, games, and plastics. Inmates are allowed to receive magazines and books, but these must be sent directly from the publisher. Photos depicting nude persons are prohibitted.
Inmates may make outbounds calls using Public Communication Systems (PCS). No inbound calls to inmates will be permitted. For more information on PCS, Inc. visit their website at www.pcstelcom.com or call PCS at 800-350-1000.
We are still working on getting more information on inmate healthcare in the King County Jail. The facility is known to be accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). Despite this there have been some reports of health care mistakes at the jail.
Inmates can received money from friends and family a number of ways. Either in person via a cash deposit at the Maleng Regional Justice Center (call 866-345-1884), via money orders or cashiers checks (must include the inmates name and b/a number), via telelphone deposits (call 9866-345-1884) or online at www.inmatedeposits.com.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
King has a total population of 1,916,441. The population has increased by 179,394 (10%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 905.8 and covers 2,116 square miles.
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Residents of King experienced 12,088 crimes in 2011. The #1 unlawful act was arson with 82 occurrences. The #2 crime was theft with 2,749 occurrences. The #3 infraction was vehicle theft with 624 circumstances. The #4 infraction was burglary with 2,200 reports. The #5 infraction was property crime with 5,573 violations. The #6 unlawful act was assault with 213 instances. The #7 lawless act was robbery with 127 circumstances. The #8 infraction was rape with 85 reports. The #9 lawless act was murder with 5 circumstances. The #10 crime was violent crime with 430 crimes.